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NIH awards $17 million in grants to augment genomics research in Africa

Africa research capacity to be enhanced through expanded H3Africa program Bethesda, Md., Mon., Sept. 30, 2013 – The National Institutes of Health has awarded 10 new grants totaling up to million over the next four years to support genomics research in Africa, as part of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) program. This set of grants is the second disbursement of H3Africa awards and brings the total amount of funding sin Read more...

Media Availability: NIH Launches First Phase of Microbiome Cloud Project

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New NIH-funded resource focuses on use of genomic variants in medical care

Bethesda, Md., Wed., Sept. 25, 2013 – Three grants totaling more than million over four years will help three research groups to develop authoritative information on the millions of genomic variants relevant to human disease and the hundreds that are expected to be useful for clinical practice. The awards are from the National Institutes of Health. More and more medical and research centers are sequencing the DNA of whole genomes (the Read more...

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2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2013 NHGRI researchers help identify new metabolic disorder caused by faulty gene expression National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) researchers, participating in an international study with colleagues at the University of Colorado in Denver, McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and University Children’s Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland have described a new disease involving a defect in the body’s Read more...

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A listing of news releases from other National Institutes of Health (NIH) institutes and centers, academic and non-profit institutions, and scientists or scientific societies related to NHGRI-funded work. NHGRI-Related News Archive 2013 August 13, 2013: Researchers find “grammar” plays key role in activating genes From UC San Francisco: Researchers have probed deep into the cell’s genome, beyond the basic genetic code, to beg Read more...

Researchers find “grammar” plays key role in activating genes

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NIH Awards HTG Molecular Additional $1.01M to Continue Development of Targeted Sequencing Product Concept

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UNC partners with NIH to explore genomic testing for newborns

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UCSF Receives $4.5M to Study Value of Gene Sequencing in Newborns

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